April 12, 2024

Ceasar Escalante

HACU hosts Emerging Leaders event with Southern Connecticut State University

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities hosted an Emerging Leaders' Summit on April 5, 2024, on the campus of Southern Connecticut State University. The event brought together over 75 students from area colleges and universities to meet with professionals and corporate representatives to learn more about career opportunities, tips for resume writing, interviewing, and securing internships.

Opening remarks were given by Kelvin Rutledge, Ph.D., SCSU associate vice president for institutional strategies & change management.

Corporate partners that held career preparation workshops and panels included: City of New Haven, New Haven Hiring Initiative, Google, Peralta Design, Russell Tobin and USDA. The Summit concluded with closing remarks from Luis Sanchez, HACU student services manager.

Students from the following institutions were among the participants.

  • Adelphi University
  • American International College
  • Barnard College
  • Boricua College
  • Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
  • Bronx Community College, CUNY
  • Brooklyn College, CUNY
  • CT State Community College - Capital
  • College of Staten Island, CUNY
  • Dominican University New York
  • Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College, CUNY
  • Goodwin University
  • Hofstra University
  • Housatonic Community College
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY
  • LaGuardia Community College, CUNY
  • Lehman College, CUNY
  • Manhattanville College
  • Mercy University
  • New York City College of Technology, CUNY
  • New York Institute of Technology
  • Purchase College, SUNY
  • Queens College, CUNY
  • Queensborough Community College, CUNY
  • Southern Connecticut State University
  • Springfield Technical Community College
  • St. Francis College
  • Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, CUNY
  • Teachers College, Columbia University
  • The City University of New York
  • The Graduate Center, CUNY
  • University of Bridgeport
  • University of Connecticut Stamford
  • University of Connecticut Waterbury
  • University of Mount Saint Vincent
  • Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology
  • Western Connecticut State University

The next Emerging Leaders’ Summit will take place in-person on May 3, 2024, being presented in partnership with San José State University.